Two activities centered around short vowel a word families (-at, -an, -ap) are included in this sampler freebie. The first activity is a game for guided groups, and/or workstations. Students will race against each other to build their word family house. The second activity is for independent work, or word work. Students will build their own house, then read, write and stamp the words from their word family home,
The game is in colored ink. The independent activity is black/white.